Scape

Definition of Scape

n.1.(Bot.) A peduncle rising from the ground or from a subterranean stem, as in the stemless violets, the bloodroot, and the like.
2.(Zool.) The long basal joint of the antennæ of an insect.
3.(Arch.) The shaft of a column.
v. t. & i.1.To escape.
[imp. & p. p. Scaped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Scaping.]
Out of this prison help that we may scape.
- Chaucer.
n.1.An escape.
I spake of most disastrous chances, . . .
Of hairbreadth scapes in the imminent, deadly breach.
- Shak.
2.Means of escape; evasion.
3.A freak; a slip; a fault; an escapade.
Not pardoning so much as the scapes of error and ignorance.
- Milton.
4.Loose act of vice or lewdness.

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